Queensland have some young bucks and Origin rookies coming up against the shield holders. Were used to Origin being tight, grinding affairs but with a bit more industry and flair, we could see a more high scoring series in 2019.
Welcome to The Roars expert tipping panel for Game 1. The greatest sporting battle this country has to offer has arrived for another year, with State of Origin set to come to life again in Brisbane.
As you have seen right throughout the NRL season, Ill be joined by AJ Mithen, Stuart McLennan and The Barry for each of the three Origin games to run the rule over who is going to win and why, as well as the margin, first try-scorer and man of the match.
We have collected statistics on the championship in Australia - Queensland and on the two teams and, if you are registered on the site, you can see them all, together with the percentages calculated by our algorithms. This article thoroughly analyzes the match between Lions and Brisbane Strikers.
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The game, judging from the ranking and the basic statistics, is fairly balanced. Brisbane Strikers triumphed in matches on playing away from home, scoring goals scored and goals conceded. Brisbane Strikers and 0 are detached in the ranking of only 0 points It is a first sign of technical balance in this match. So, let's study the various aspects of the data collected to understand how to establish the winning prediction. Lions scored wins at home on , with a goal score of facts and suffered.
Game 1 will take place in Brisbane, for the first time ever, Game 2 will be in Perth, and Game 3 in Sydney. Tickets sales for the Perth game are selling like hotcakes and flights to the nations Western capital are already reaching capacity for the Origin weekend.
Queensland lost their 1st match of the Sheffield Shield 2018-19 season to Tasmania by 246 runs. Queensland has played 2 matches and lost 1 of them, while the second match was drawn.
The exact kick-off time, after the Australian national anthem is performed, and TV commitments are completed, usually approaches8:15pm. *Important note State of Origin kick-off time is scheduled for 8:00pm (or 7:40pm, in the case of Game 2 2019), the actual starting times are often far later.
Looking forward to a series where for the first time in a long time, its a genuine mystery as to how this will pan out. I like the New South Wales forwards, but I like the Queensland backs more.
While Nathan Clearys form hasnt been impressive, he just needs to focus on his kicking and let James Tedesco, Cody Walker and Damien Cook play around him. The Blues outside backs are also the stronger of the two.
How will Walters make sure theyre not cooked and useless after 15 minutes in possibly rugby leagues most intense environment? You can guarantee Brad Fittler will be sending the house, the garage, the car and the granny flat their way to make them do a lot of work.
The stat:Neale's League-best 305 disposals is the most by a Brisbane player after nine rounds, with Craig Lambert's 266 touches in 1996 the next best, according to Twitter statistician @sirswampthing.
As long as they can match it up front and they should, with David Klemmer and Paul Vaughan both in the top five front rowers so far this season leading the way then they should get up.